How to sew a handkerchief?
Do you think, why sew a handkerchief yourself, if intheir shops are full for any taste and color? The answer is very simple: a thing made by ones own hands is much better than a purchase standard. Because in it you put all your soul and imagination. You can sew exactly such a scarf that you like, and not choose from the available specimens. So let's see together how to sew a handkerchief yourself!
We sew neck scarf
For work it is necessary to prepare the fabric from which you will sew, scissors, threads in color, and, preferably, the presence of a sewing machine, since manually the work will be delayed for a long time.
- Do not be afraid to sew, even if you have never done thisdid not do, believe me, sewing a neck scarf does not require any super knowledge and experience. The preparation of the future scarf can be from 40X40 to 90X90. Here you choose yourself, but remember that a beautiful handkerchief should have only the shape of the right square.
- Spread the selected fabric on a flat surface,so that nowhere there are folds. Use soap or a simple pencil to mark the desired size of the future shawl. Do not forget to add 1 cm from each edge, this is the margin allowance for the edge. Done? If so, now we can cut out our workpiece.
- We turn the fabric on each side to 1left a centimeter and hint. Note that if the fabric is crumbling, then you need to twist the edge not one but twice! Of course, if there is an overlay machine in the house or with friends, then you can process the edges on it.
- After you have stitched the hinted edge, carefully review it for defects or passes. If everything suits you, then you can safely remove the hint thread.
- Well ironing your masterpiece, you can safely wear it, and, of course, be proud of yourself. Now, you already know how to sew a neck scarf yourself!
Learning to sew handkerchiefs
A big handkerchief we have already mastered, so let's togethersew and small handkerchiefs, they, of course, are never superfluous. Fabric for them is better to choose with a natural composition. Like last time, we will need the same materials and tools. This is a suitable fabric, scissors, thread and a little patience.
- Cut off the blankets of kerchiefs, size and shapewhich you can choose yourself. For children sew small square scarves, for women a little more, and men's scarves are the largest. Remember that you always need to add an extra pair of centimeters to the hem of the edge.
- First, bend the edge to 1cm and stitch the line on the typewriter. It is better to use the presser foot for a secret stitch.
- Then again, we bend the edge and also spend it, but now for a change you can use a decorative stitch.
We told you about the easiest wayprocessing the edge of the handkerchief. Also, a special Moscow joint is often used for this. The question of how to sew a handkerchief at home without assistance, now should not cause you difficulty. It is worth noting that today handkerchiefs are not only a personal hygiene item, but also a wonderful gift. After all, the product can be decorated with a wonderful embroidery or applique!